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Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
here at the u.n., it is the u.s. and israel leading against the rest of the world. a u.n. vote on the official membership of palestinians, the vote that the u.s. and israel have been spending a long time trying to stop. the question is, what effect will this have on anything approaching peace in that region? our chief correspondent affairs, andrea mitchell. >> reporter: good evening, on the 65th anniversary of the u.n. giving israel the land to become a state, they voted overwhelmingly to recognize the palestinians, but only as an observer state. and a non-voting official state it is a step for nationhood, and a potential flash place for the middle east. hours earlier, they were already celebrating across the west bank. in ramallah, he made a pizza with tomatoes, olives, and spinach, representing the palestinian flag >> this is what we longed for over 60 years, it is about time a flag that today's u.n. actions will still not make palestine a nation. >> the united nations general assembly is here to issue a birth certificate of the reality of the state of palestine. >> reporter:
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
: good morning, lynn. it's a bit of a loss for the u.s. and israel. the peer is that yesterday's vote will make palestine less likely to negotiate a peace agreement with israel moving forward. yesterday the united nations overwhelmingly voted to upgrade palestine's status to a non-member state and that could allow them to go after israel in criminal court which could delay or complicate peace talks in an effort towards forming two independent states of palestine and israel moving forward. u.n. ambassador susan rice called the vote a setback. the u.s. had threatened funding in the west bank in the hopes of preventing it. now rice says that the only way to truly form an independent palestinian state is through direct negotiations with israel. she says that is something the u.s. is committed to making happen. despite those comments, palestinians took to the streets yesterday in a step towards independence. now do both sides come to the table and start talking about peace. both israel and palestine has said that is something they want. reporting live in washington, back to you. >> all rig
NBC
Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
more on this defeat for israel and the the united states. good morning, danielle. >> reporter: jon, good morning. the fear is that yesterday's vote is going to make palestine less likely to negotiate a peace agreement with israel moving forward. yesterday the united nations overwhelmingly voted to upgrade their status to a nonmember state and that allows palestine to go after israel in international court, which could delay or complicate efforts at creating two independent states of palestine and israel. ambassador susan rice said she is disappointed by the vote. the u.s. had tried to prevent it by threatening funding in the west bank. rice said the only way to truly create an independent palestinian state is through direct talks with israel, something the u.s. is committed to helping make happen. even though this vote was largely symbolic, palestinians yesterday took to the streets. they were celebrating what they consider a victory and a step toward their independence. the real test is going to be what happens moving forward. do both sides come to the table and start talking abou
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
the expectation is it will pass very easily. both the u.s. and israel, however, have said they will vote no and have threatened to withhold funding for the west bank government if the resolution passes. >>> a new study finds guantanamo bay detainees would be just fine in u.s. jails. senator dianne feinstein, who shares the senate intelligence committee, says the government report shows moving gitmo detainees to the u.s. would not hurt national security. u.s. prisons apparently hold 373 prisoners convicted of terrorism and there are no major problems. there are 166 detainees at guantanamo bay. >>> 5:21 right now. coming up, a brand new movie about the shooting of oscar grant about to debut at a major film festival. we'll tell you which oscar winner is slated to star in that flick. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursu
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